First responders in Oneida and Herkimer Counties received a boost in wireless communications yesterday with the expansion of AT&T's FirstNet network. The new purpose built sites - one in the City of Rome and one at the Herkimer County border by the Hinkley Reservoir, gives public safety and first responders a prioritized wireless network that allows for uninterrupted wireless communication.
Following a surprise visit at Marcy Correctional Facility last week, State Senator Joseph Griffo has met with the acting commissioner of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).
Local representatives unleashed a surge of negative comments to a State Supreme Court Justice this week after Oneida County was split up, excluding Utica and New Hartford form Senator Joe Griffo's new district.
The court appointed special master given the task of redrawing the gerrymandered district lines in the New York State Senate released his draft of the map late Monday and Senator Griffo's district is still split in Oneida County.